We want your “shrinkflation” stories

Feb 8, 2023
It’s a sneaky tactic to hide inflation: reduce a product’s size, but not its price.
Packages of 4.5 ounce Chobani Flips, that were previously 5.3 ounces, are displayed on a shelf at Target. Some companies are using a tactic known as "shrinkflation," where the product gets smaller, but the price stays the same.
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To fight inflation, restaurants get creative with menus, portions

Jan 31, 2022
The rising cost of food is hitting restaurants — and they can only raise prices so much before customers balk.
To avoid raising prices, some restaurants rearrange menus to hide dishes with the lowest profit margins. Sometimes the plate gets a little lighter.
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